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Senior Manager Engineering - Data

vision insurance, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Maryland, Chevy Chase
March 15, 2023

Are you ready to lead a highly motivated team working on key technology projects for the large organization? The Data Engineering division is seeking a highly motivated engineering leader to join as a Senior Manager, Engineering to drive the technological strategy, architecture, technical direction, development and implementation of our modern data platforms, tooling, and services to make GEICO a data-driven technology company. You will be playing a critical role shaping the data landscape of GEICO. You will need to focus not only on functional requirements but also non-functional requirements to ensure high availability and performance of our production systems. You and your team also need to ensure observability and supportability as part of non-negotiable properties of any systems you build.

This exciting opportunity allows you to use cutting edge technology and to push the art of the possible. You will be an integral part of the design and implementation of GEICO's next generation data ecosystem that fuels GEICO's transformation into a data first company. All while driving the careers and growth of your associates!


  • Work with Business, Product and Tech leaders to ensure strategic business and tech alignment, drive enterprise solution and application architecture patterns and practices, and build target state solutions
  • Lead people, products, and process and be a thought leader to innovate how we transform into a data driven organization
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking and strong planning skills to establish long term roadmap and milestones
  • Able to work independently while functioning as part of a cohesive cross-functional management team
  • Empower team by fostering a culture that allows critical thinking and open communication
  • Work with stakeholders to establish and meet data quality requirements, SLAs and SLOs for data ingestion
  • Possess effective decision-making skills demonstrated using sound judgement along with tactful communication
  • Coach, develop, and manage associates and supervisors, including establishing goals and evaluating performance
  • Be able to craft, communicate, and execute a vision and mission for a team
  • Adheres to GEICO Code of Conduct, company policies, and operating principles

Required Qualifications:

- 6+ years of experience designing, building, optimizing and scaling data solutions using distributed computing

- 4+ years of leadership experience leading, coaching, and developing teams and associates in data engineering or similar role

- 4+ years of experience in Agile frameworks and methodologies

- 3+ years of experience Data Engineering and modern warehousing technologies such as Snowflake

- Experience in Azure Ecosystem (Azure Data lake, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Bricks, Azure Storage, CosmosDB, ADO)

- Knowledge on Data Ingestion/ streaming tooling such as Kafka, Spark or similar technologies

- Experience with CI/CD pipelines and build/release practices

- Strong understanding of data Ingestion, data transformation, data management, data quality, and data lineage services and technologies

- Ability to prioritize and drive results based on business value to the organization

- Strong critical thinking, decision making, and problem-solving skills

- Excellent verbal/written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate to both Senior Leadership, highly technical and non-technical audiences

- Experience developing and implementing associate development programs to address sustainable development of relevant technical knowledge

The safety of our associates is GEICO's highest priority. If you are required to come into the office for licensing, training, or orientation, please note that we have implemented a variety of safety precautions within our offices. Additional safety precautions include no-contact temperature screening stations, added signage for associates on common-area occupancy limits, socially distanced workstations, and increased cleaning procedures for all areas.


As an Associate, you'll enjoy our* to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:

*Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**

*Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave

*401(k) Plan

*Tuition Reimbursement

*Paid Training and Licensures

*Benefits may be different by location.Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

**Coverage begins on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.

The equal employment opportunity policy of the GEICO Companies provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law.GEICO hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

GEICO reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and associates. GEICO also provides a work environment in which each associate is able to be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all associates and applicants.


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